Star Trek Playmates Toys Retrospective Part 2: 1994 [Soundout Review]

The third year of Playmates Toys’ Star Trek toyline expanded to include Deep Space Nine, Generations and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? 1994 was an eventful year for Star Trek. The popular Star Trek: The Next Generation series was coming to a close, only to be instantly resurrected for a series of movies. The first movie, Star Trek: Generations released this year and featuring Original Series characters appearing alongside the Next Generation characters. In addition, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, now in its second season joins the toyline with its own subset of action figures, ships and more! There’s also a wild and crazy crossover line with another Playmates…

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Star Trek Playmates Toys Retrospective Part 1: 1992-1993 [Soundout Review]

The year was 1992, Star Trek: The Next Generation was running strong, more Star Trek was on the way and Playmates Toys was having success with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. These two high points in their respective history resulted in the now famous Playmates Toys Star Trek toy line. Lasting from 1992-1999, the line encompassed every television series and film for the Star Trek universe at the time. With the news that Playmates Toys will be returning to make a brand-new Star Trek line-up for 2022, Soundout12 is taking a deep look into the history of this long-running toy line.   Now, Part 1 of this…

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[Toy Review] Power Rangers Lightning Collection Dino Charge Black

Few months ago, fans found a listing in Target’s inventory for an upcoming Power Rangers Lightning Collection figure. In addition, this mysterious figure was mentioned to be based on a Black Ranger. Then surprisingly on Tuesday, the item stocked in stores before its official reveal, and it is none other than Chase Randall/ Dino Charge Black! Fans expected this item to be officially announced during Hasbro’s possible event or stream this weekend. Yet, those plans most likely have changed due to their weekly scheduled Fan First Fridays streams. Now, Dino…

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[Toy Review] Marvel Legends Fantastic Four Super Skrull Build-A-Figure Wave

Hey there Hero Club, the Fantastic Four has returned to the Marvel Legends line properly after the previous Walgreeens exclusives were successful. The wave brings in the modern interpretations of Reed Richards (Mr. Fantastic), Sue Richards (Invisible Woman), Johnny Storm (Human Torch) and Ben Grimm (The Thing). These figure use a lot parts from the classic versions released at Walgreens in the last few years. However, two brand-new figures are brought into the line with Victor Von Doom (Dr. Doom) and Jennifer Walters (She-Hulk). Whereas, the Build-a-Figure included is the Super Skrull, a previously cancelled Walgreens exclusive. With so much love put into this…

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[Toy Review] Power Rangers Lightning Collection Wave 3

Hey there Hero Club! Wave 4 of the Power Rangers Lightning Collection is currently out and about online, whereas Wave 5 will be releasing in a couple months. So, let us take a look back at the great figures released in Wave 3! Now, this wave features four figures: Mighty Morphin Red Ranger/ Jason Lee Scott, Beast Morphers Blue Ranger/ Ravi Shaw, Dino Charge Gold Ranger/ Sir Ivan of Xandar and Lord Drakkon/ Tommy Oliver. This wave was released in an eight figure case assortment that broken down to 3x MMPR Red,…

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Power Rangers: Heroes of the Grid – The Rest of Phase 1 Character Guide

Hello there Hero Club, this is Soundout here with the newest episode of Heroes of the Grid Showcase! For those unaware, this series is about chronicling the heroes and villains featured in the Power Rangers Heroes of the Grid table top game. Now, this episode features Cyclopsis, Villains Pack 1, Bulk & Skull, the Foot Soldier Pack and the Ranger Dice Set; all of these release complete the first phase of the game. So, please enjoy the episode and check out the character guide below!   Heroes of the Grid Showcase Episode 4: The…

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Power Rangers: Heroes of the Grid – Shattered Grid Character Guide

Hello there Hero Club, this is Soundout and welcome the third episode of Heroes of the Grid Showcase! For those unaware, this series is about chronicling the heroes and villains featured in the Power Rangers Heroes of the Grid table top game. Now, this episode is an in-depth look at the first major big box expansion to the game that is based on the 2018 comic event, Power Rangers: Shattered Grid. This box set includes the new Mastodon Sentry Foot Soldiers, Black Dragon, Ranger Slayer, Lord Drakkon, the Hyperforce Rangers alongside Time…

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[Toy Review] Soul of Chogokin GX-88 Vehicle Force Voltron/ Armored Fleet Dairugger XV

From days of long ago, from uncharted regions of the universe, comes a legend, the legend of Voltron, Defender of the Universe! This iconic robot is the titular mecha of the hit 80’s cartoon which spanned a variety of sequels and spin-offs. The original series itself is an adaptation of Toei Animation’s two anime series, Beast King GoLion and Armored Fleet Dairugger XV; the second Voltron is regarded as Vehicle Force, but in Japan it is Dairugger XV.   Now, thankfully since Toei and Bandai are in a wonderful working…

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[Toy Review] Soul of Chogokin GX-71 Lion Force Voltron/ Beast King GoLion

From days of long ago, from uncharted regions of the universe, comes a legend, the legend of Voltron, Defender of the Universe! This iconic robot is the titular mecha of the hit 80’s cartoon which spanned a variety of sequels and spin-offs. The original series itself is an adaptation of Toei Animation’s two anime series, Beast King GoLion and Armored Fleet Dairugger XV; with the main Voltron, Lion Force, obviously based on GoLion.   Now, thankfully since Toei and Bandai are in a wonderful working relationship it led to Voltron…

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Review: Mini-Pla Kishiryu Gattai Series 03 Kishiryu Neptune & Dimevolcano

Today’s review is the third Mini-Pla release within the Kishiryu Gattai Series, which is based on Kishiryu Sentai Ryusoulger! Now, this set is base on the sixth member of the team, Ryusoul Gold and his partner, Kishiryu Mosarex. However, this release also provides another Dimevolcano, and new alternative parts Kishiryu-Oh. These additions are thankfully to help ensure that fans can make the both combination: SpinoThunder and Gigant Kishiryu-Oh. Yet, we should not overlook Mosarex’s warrior mode, Kishiryu Neptune! Also, I apologize for not calling Mosarex, a mosasaurus in the video;…

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